How To Take Care Of Your Diamond Jewelry

Caring for your valuable diamond jewelry.
take care diamond

Every woman has or at least wishes to own her special little sparkle to be it a pair of humble diamond studs or beloved engagement ring.

Therefore, it is important to know how to maintain your diamond jewellery in a best form in order to pass it on to future generations.

It is no secret that diamonds are considered to be one of the hardest natural substances known to man but what many do not know is that they are also susceptible to damage. Once they are in jewellery settings, diamonds are at risk from chipping, cracking, or scratching so it is important to take the utmost care when cleaning or wearing your pieces.

Here are some tips for keeping your diamonds sparkling for a lifetime!

Handling and Care

1. You should have your diamond jewellery checked by a professional jeweller at least once a year. The prongs and mountings should be checked to make sure the diamond is still held tightly in place. This is an important precaution to take in order make sure that your diamond is not at risk from falling out of the setting.

2. You may want to remove your diamond jewelry when participating in physical exercise, as it is possible to scratch a diamond.

3. The color of your diamond and it's setting can be affected by household cleaners. To preserve the color make sure you remove your ring before using any chemical products.

4. Because diamonds are susceptible to scratching, it is best to store your diamond jewelry in its own place. This will not only prevent it from being damaged, but also from damaging other pieces of jewelry.

Cleaning

1. It is recommended that you should have your diamond jewelry professionally cleaned once or twice a year, depending on how dirty it gets. Full professional cleaning, including re-polishing, is not recommended to be done on a frequent basis. However, ultra-sonic cleaning is fine once or twice a year.

Most credible jewelers will have this service available.

2. If your diamond becomes dirty from everyday wear and exposure to the elements you can clean it using a mild liquid detergent. Soak the diamond in warm water with the household cleaning solution (e.g. fairy liquid) and gently rub with a soft bristled toothbrush.

3. Make sure to use a lint-free cloth when you dry off your diamond jewelry.

4. If you find that after cleaning there are still bits of grime stuck between the diamond and the setting you can flush them away with a dental Waterpik. A wooden toothpick may be used to push dirt away, but you must make sure you are extremely careful so that you do not damage the diamond or loosen the setting.

This article was a guestpost by Lina of 77diamonds.com.

Pictures of Diamonds Rings Courtesy of 77 Diamonds

take care diamond

Thank you for reading 'How To Take Care of Diamond Jewelry'!

Go back to How To Be Classy.

Return from How To Take Care of Diamond Jewelry to Elegant Woman Home


Facebook

Don't Miss Important Updates
Subscribe via email
Subscribe to
Elegant Letters

Email

Name

Then

I keep this private.

Subscribe to my blog.
Latest Entries
Nov 08, 2016

A Woman of Grace

The mesage of grace: Be known as a woman of grace. Hold yourself to a standard of grace, not perfection and remember to extend that same measure of grace to others.

Continue reading "A Woman of Grace"

Jun 19, 2016

Class Distinctions and Bridging the Gap - The Up Series Documentary. "Give me the child until he is seven, and I will show you the man."

This is about Class Distinctions and Bridging the Gap as documented by The Up Series Documentary. In this documentary, the findings show how unfortunately equal opportunities do not exist for every person, however, it gives us more reason to realizeand believe that by making a focused and educated change, there can be greater social mobility and we can all overcome obstacles, defying limitations of financial background and upbringing.

Continue reading "Class Distinctions and Bridging the Gap - The Up Series Documentary. "Give me the child until he is seven, and I will show you the man.""

Mar 07, 2016

An Accomplished Lady - As defined by Jane Austen

Who is the accomplished lady? Jane Austen tells us who deserves the respect and praise of being educated, refined and accomplished.

Continue reading "An Accomplished Lady - As defined by Jane Austen"

Nov 23, 2015

How To Be Gentle

Lessons on how to be gentle derived from elegant women whose poise and grace inspire us.

Continue reading "How To Be Gentle"

Oct 05, 2015

An Elegant Style - Designer or Non designer

Recently, I've been inspired by the non-designer elegant woman. Somehow I choose now to reflect who I am and my current place in society more accurately with the things I put on my back. This is just how I define my own personal brand of elegance and elegant style. Read about the inspiration behind that.

Continue reading "An Elegant Style - Designer or Non designer"

Aug 18, 2015

Lovely Quotes: How to be Lovely

Lovely Quotes on how to be feminine, fair and lovely - Daily inspirations on how lovely it is to be a woman!

Continue reading "Lovely Quotes: How to be Lovely"